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The Dogs of War
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Parents Guide for
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Rated R for Strong Action and Violence, and for Brief Language.

A man and woman kiss. He has his shirt off. No nudity.

Mercenaries climb aboard a plane and take off while being bombed and shot at.

A prisoner is beaten heavily, his face is evidently swollen and bleeding profusely.

Large battle scene close to the film's ending. Some blood is shown.

An unarmed man handling money at the climax is shot to death.

A political figure at the last few moments of the film is killed, but no blood is seen, only the sound of the gunshot and an apparent falling figure to the ground.

3 s-words, 4 or 5 f-words.

Smoking cigars and drinking alcohol.

Intense scenes of violence.

Australia:M / Brazil:16 / Finland:K-16 (cut) (1988) / Finland:K-16 (heavily cut) (1981) / Finland:K-16 (heavily cut) (1980) / France:12 / Iceland:16 / Norway:16 (1981) / Singapore:PG / South Korea:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:AA (original rating) / UK:15 (video) / USA:R / West Germany:16

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